The nestor Catalogue of Criteria for Trusted Digital Repository Evaluation and Certification

Susanne Dobratz, Astrid Schoger, Stefan Strathmann


This paper describes the general approach nestor – the German “Network of Expertise in Long-Term Storage of Digital Resources” has taken in order to design a catalogue of criteria for trusted digital repositories used for long-term preservation issues. Further developments are intended to led to the implementation of evaluation schemas and a formal certification process for trusted digital repositories.

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